Journal of Composites / 2014 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Multiscale Modeling of Residual Stress Development in Continuous Fiber-Reinforced Unidirectional Thick Thermoset Composites

Table 3

Constant (cure-independent) mechanical properties of the polyester resin matrix (from [15]).

Modulus of uncured resin [15] (GPa) 2.757 × 10−3
Modulus of fully cured resin [15] (GPa) 2.757
Poisson’s ratio [15] 0.4
Coefficient of thermal expansion [15] (ppm/K) 72
Specific volumetric shrinkage during cure [15] (%) 6